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Remnants of FAY Advisory Number 22
 
Issued 03:00Z Sep 11, 2002
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 22 FOR REMNANTS OF FAY
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
10 PM CDT TUE 10 SEP 2002

...THE REMNANTS OF  "FAY" CONTINUE TO DRIFT SOUTHWEST INTO MEXICO
AS RAINFALL IN TEXAS DIMINISHES...

....A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS
UNTIL 4 AM CDT...
...A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SAN ANTONIO...AND MEDINA
RIVERS ...

AT 10 PM CDT...0300Z...THE LOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF "FAY"
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.1 N...LONGITUDE 100.1 W...OR JUST NORTH
MONTERREY MEXICO.  THE LOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DRIFTING
SOUTHWEST OVERNIGHT AND WEAKEN AS IT MOVES AWAY FROM THE GULF
OF MEXICO.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 15 MPH NEAR THE CENTER OF THE
REMNANT LOW.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.

THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM IS NOW
CONCENTRATED ON THE MEXICAN SIDE OF THE RIO GRANDE WHILE
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE STILL LINGERING IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS.
ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO EXCEED 0.5 INCH.

SELECTED 24 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS (THROUGH 7 PM CDT):

LOCATION                 AMOUNT
=========                =======
HARLINGEN...TX           1.54"
GALVESTON...TX           0.66"
PALACIOS...TX            0.59"
CHILDRESS...TX           0.56"

DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES STORM TOTAL RAINFALL FOR "FAY" REACHED
NEAR 25 INCHES IN SURFSIDE AND AROUND 20 INCHES NEAR SWEENY AND
FREEPORT.  BELOW ARE THE HIGHEST RAINFALL TOTALS REPORTED THUS
FAR...COORDINATED WITH THE LOCAL FORECAST OFFICES IN
HOUSTON/GALVESTON...AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO...AND BROWNSVILLE.

SELECTED 5 DAY STORM TOTALS (THROUGH 7 PM CDT):

LOCATION                           AMOUNT
=========                          =======
FREEPORT/DOW CHEMICAL...TX         13.56"
JAMAICA BEACH...TX                 12.86"
FREEPORT...TX                      12.83"  (AS OF SEPTEMBER 8)
PEARSALL 9 EAST...TX               12.00"
MOUNT ROYAL - SAN ANTONIO...TX     11.80"
ELK RUNNER - SAN ANTONIO...TX      11.09"
KELLY AFB...TX                     10.86"
ZANZAMORA - SAN ANTONIO...TX       10.15"
DILLEY...TX                        10.13"
HONDO...TX                         8.60"
FLORESVILLE...TX                   7.53"
GALVESTON...TX                     7.43"
GRANGER...TX                       6.83"

REPEATING THE 10 PM CDT POSITION...26.1 N...100.1 W...DRIFTING
SOUTHWEST...MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...15 MPH...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.

THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY THAT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER ON "FAY".  REFER TO
STATEMENTS ISSUED BY LOCAL WEATHER OFFICES FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION.

KELLS / ROTH / FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH